Tag Archives: Nestle

A Variety of Valentine Wrapper Redesigns for 2014!

Over the course of time almost all candy packaging designs change and evolve – some subtly and some dramatically.  Those changes are a big part of what makes collecting them and discussing them here so much fun.   And just as … Continue reading

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Meet Mark Sweet: The Real-Life Willy Wonka!

Today marks CollectingCandy.com’s second anniversary (launched on February 6th, 2012 with our Retrospective of Big League Chew) – and it’s also our 450th post!  With so much to celebrate, we wanted to bring you a great feature as well as … Continue reading

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50 Years of Nestle’s 100 Grand Bar History!

Today is the beginning of our week-long two-year anniversary celebration for CollectingCandy.com – where each day we hope to share an extra-special post – culminating on Thursday, February 6th – when the site turns two. Kicking off our celebratory week … Continue reading

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Willy Wonka’s Xploders — From Around the Globe!

Back in 1998, Nestle UK introduced the Wonka Xploder bar to the world – at least the United Kingdom part of it.  A chocolate bar infused with carbonated popping candy (ala Pop Rocks) – it seemed like a perfect kind … Continue reading

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7-Eleven’s Name Brand 7-Select Candy!

Store brands or “private label” candy offerings are typically generic treats like jelly beans and gummy bears but sometimes they’re repackaged name brand candies.  7-Select, the private label brand from 7-Eleven recently offered up a few name brands within their … Continue reading

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Google’s Android Teams-Up with Kit Kat for a Tasty Marketing Tie-In!

Yesterday, Google announced that the next version of their Android mobile operating system will be named KitKat!   With previous versions of their OS sporting nicknames like Cupcake, Jellybean and Ice Cream Sandwich, it should come as no surprise that they … Continue reading

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Nestle’s 1979 Mail-Away Superman Ring Offer and more!

Man of Steel, the latest cinematic interpretation of DC Comics’ Superman premiered at #1 in theaters over this past weekend.  It made me realize this would be a great time to do a Superman-related post.  So today I’d like to … Continue reading

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For The Love Of Nerds – A 2013 Wonka Redesign!

For a candy collector the redesign of a major brand tends to be a big deal and that’s especially true for a confectionery classic like Wonka Nerds.  While visiting my family for my niece’s High School graduation last week, I … Continue reading

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Wacky Wednesdays – Hunch!

Back for another Wacky Wednesdays post and another edition from the wonderful Wacky Packages Postcard Halloween series of 2012.  Today we will look at a parody of the Nestle Crunch bar — Hunch.

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The Unusual Flavor Spinoffs of Rolo!

Like most major candy brands, Rolo is a mainstay that has occasionally been the recipient of an oddball flavor spin-off.  I documented a pair of these kinds of Rolo wrappers last year, but since then I’ve come across a few … Continue reading

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